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to their lower costs. but environment minister nobuteru ishihara has expressed his concern. ishihara says building now thermal power plants or expanding existing ones will push up greenhouse gas emissions. >>> people in beijing are struggling through a cloud of smog. a major cause is automobile emissions and one way to tackle the problem is to introduce electric vehicles. nhk's akihiro has the story. >> reporter: in beijing, the problem of air pollution is growing worse. a major source of the smog is the emissions from vehicles. >> translator: i think cars are responsible for most of the emissions in beijing. >> translator: if environmentally friendly cars catch on, i think the situation will improve. >> reporter: the pollution is prompting people to consider electric vehicles. beijing automotive group is one of china's five biggest automakers. it has ties with foreign companies such as daimler and hyundai. it is now stepping up its output of electric vehicles. this brand can produce 20,000 units a year. it has already sold 50 vehicles to a local taxi company and is setting up battery cha
. however environment minister has expressed some concerns. he says that building new thermal power plants or expanding existing ones will just push up greenhouse gas emissions. >>> the japanese government plans to give financial aid to businesses that are developing shell gas and other low cost energy resource. industry minister says the government is considering offering debt guarantees for such companies. >> translator: rising fuel costs account for half of japan's growing trade deficit. it's an urgent task for our country's economy to cut them down. >> he says natural gas is p produced in various countries. the cost of natural gas imports can also be reduced. >>> all right that is going wrap it up for the week in biz. here's the markets now. >>> the repercussions from the hostage crisis in algeria last month continue to be felt around the world. and nowhere is that more true than in japan. of the 39 foreigners who died ten were japanese nationals. their deaths have caused much sorrow and anger in japan and also serving as an inspiration to some people. we have more. >> reporter: he is
intense competitive environment. the name of the new carrier expected to be american airlines. >>> all right. that's going to do it for biz this hour. we'll see what's going on with the markets. >>> a people tested by politics and history. innovators whose technology spread about the world. artists who captured the imagination of audiences everywhere. these are the faces of south korea. nhk world updates you on what's happening across the peninsula wednesday and thursday here on "newsline." >>> in south korea men over the age of 19 must serve two years in the military. famous actors and singers are no exception. recently several korean stars now doing their required military service performed in a musical that turned out to be a big hit. ♪ >> reporter: the promise had a ten-day run in seoul. it's about the korean war started when north korea attacked the south in 1950. many actors and singers in this military musical actually serve on active duty right now. yunok, for example, led the k-pop group before he was drafted. service members like him are called entertainment soldiers. seven
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